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escalated

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

being at a higher level than average
  • for a time there was an escalated interest in the historical figure following the release of the blockbuster biography

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escalated

verb
past tense of escalate

Synonyms & Antonyms of escalated (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number
  • as the war between the two countries escalated, it threatened to become a global conflict

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“Escalated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/escalated. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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